'What did we do?' Families anxious about chemicals found in tap water

Emergency response teams hand out bottled water to residents at Parchment High School.

Story highlights

  • The city of Parchment, Michigan, learned that its tap water had high levels of contaminants
  • Officials took immediate action, but residents are concerned about health
  • "Do I make small babies," one mom asks, "or do I make small babies because I drink poisoned water?"

(CNN)It's been about three weeks since Tammy Cooper last drank water from her tap. That's when she saw a warning on Facebook for residents of her small Western Michigan town to stop drinking the water.